Alain Cavalier

Director, Screenwriter, Assistant director
Former assistant to Louis Malle and Edouard Molinaro who came of age with the New Wave, directing "Le Combat dans l'Ile" (1962). Best known for "La Chamade" (1968), a smoothly handled romance written in collaboration ... Read more »
Born: 09/13/1931 in France

Filmography

Director (14)

Pater 2011 (Movie)

(Director)

Irène 2009 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Filmeur 2004 (Movie)

(Director)

Vies 2000 (Movie)

(Director)

La Rencontre 1997 (Movie)

(Director)

Libera Me 1993 (Movie)

(Director)

Portraits d'Alain Cavalier 1987 (Movie)

(Director)

Therese 1986 (Movie)

(Director)

Une Etrange Voyage 1981 (Movie)

(Director)

Ce Repondeur Ne Prend Pas de Messages 1978 (Movie)

(Director)

Martin et Lea 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Plein de Super 1975 (Movie)

(Director)

Heartbeat 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

Le Combat dans l'ile 1961 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (13)

Le Filmeur 2004 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Vies 2000 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Rencontre 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Therese 1986 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

Therese 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Une Etrange Voyage 1981 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Ce Repondeur Ne Prend Pas de Messages 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Martin et Lea 1977 (Movie)

dialogue (Writer (dialogue))

Martin et Lea 1977 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Le Plein de Super 1975 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Heartbeat 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

La Vie de Chateau 1965 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Le Combat dans l'ile 1961 (Movie)

(From Story)
Actor (4)

Pater 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

Words In Progress 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

La Rencontre 1997 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ce Repondeur Ne Prend Pas de Messages 1978 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Camera, Film, & Tape (2)

Vies 2000 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

La Rencontre 1997 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)
Producer (2)

Le Filmeur 2004 (Movie)

(Producer)

La Rencontre 1997 (Movie)

(Producer)
Editor (1)

Pater 2011 (Movie)

(Editor)

Biography

Former assistant to Louis Malle and Edouard Molinaro who came of age with the New Wave, directing "Le Combat dans l'Ile" (1962). Best known for "La Chamade" (1968), a smoothly handled romance written in collaboration with Francoise Sagan (whose novel it is based on), and "Therese" (1986), a well-acted and nuanced portrait of 19th-century Carmelite convent life.

Relationships

Irene Tunc

Wife
second wife

EDUCATION

Faculte des Lettres

Paris

Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographiques

Paris

Milestones

1962

Feature film directing debut, "Le combat dans l'ile"

1958

Short film directing debut, "Un Americain"

1957

Worked as assistant to Louis Malle on "Ascenseur pour l'echafaud/Elevator to the Scaffold" and "Les Amants/The Lovers"

1956

Worked as assistant to Edouard Molinaro on short films

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